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CO Nightclub Killer Had Record of Threats, Previous Charges Dropped

He was reportedly stopped when a man attending a drag show at the club with his wife and daughter wrestled him to the floor and hit the suspected killer with a handgun after snatching it from his hand.

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Quick Police Action Prevented Massacre at St. Louis School

The 19-year-old shooter was carrying an AR-type rifle and more than 600 rounds of ammunition, and officers found cartridges and shell casings when they entered the building, police say.

2 Dead in St. Louis School Shooting, Suspect Killed by Police

Interim St. Louis Police Chief Michael Sack said the suspect was killed in an exchange of gunfire with police.

Dallas Chief: Parolee Killing 2 Nurses at Hospital was “Failure of Criminal Justice System”

The suspect pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery in May 2015 and was sentenced to 8 years in prison.

Raleigh Mass Shooter Used Shotgun, Pistol to Kill 5

Several officers returned fire. Officers then used cover fire so wounded Officer Casey Clark could be pulled to safety and treated for his injuries.

Police Nationwide Besieged by False School Shooting Calls

Multiple motivations have been posited for the false calls. Some may be pranks. Some may be kids hoping to disrupt their schools. Sarasota County Sheriff Kurt Hoffman raised concerns that the swatting could be testing law enforcement responses to find weaknesses.

Raleigh Officer Killed in Active Shooter Attack Lived in Neighborhood

Officer Gabriel Jesús Torres was off-duty at the time of the shooting, but was on his way to work when he was shot and killed in the Hedingham neighborhood.

Off-Duty Raleigh Officer, 4 Other People Killed in Active Shooter Attack

Officer Gabriel Torres, 29, was on his way to work when he was killed, Raleigh Police Chief Estella Patterson said.

Giving SROs More Firepower and Tools for School Shooter Response

Chiefs and sheriffs are now providing their school resource officers with long guns, hard armor ballistic protection, and even gun detecting dogs to prevent or minimize the carnage from active shooter attacks.

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Troopers Train for Active Shooters, Some Teach Civilians to Survive

“Now our troopers will be able to go out and train at schools, churches, and other businesses to let civilians know the best way to respond to an active shooter before law enforcement arrives on scene,” the highway patrol states in a social media post.

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